John Woodard Bolivar TN  August 28 1944  December 27 2019

John Woodard Bolivar TN August 28 1944 December 27 2019

August 28 1944 December 27 2019
John Woodard, 75, of Bolivar, departed this life Friday, December 27, 2019 at Bolivar General Hospital. He was born August 28, 1944 in Marshall, Arkansas, son of the late Ledford Woodard and Lillian House Woodard Bray, moving to Kansas at age 7. He enlisted in the US Navy, from which he retired after 25 years as an E-6 in 1985, and moved here from California in the early 1980’s. He married Sue Ellen Watkins Howell on April 11, 1998, and owned and operated J-Run Trucking Company for 34 years. He enjoyed working on various items, ‘tinkering around’, relaxing on the beach, reading and watching game shows, but received his greatest fulfillment from being around his family, whom he dearly loved. He was a Baptist in faith. Survivors include his wife, Sue Ellen Woodard of Bolivar; four daughters, Tina Pass (James) of Chanute, KS, Cita Conlon (Kevin) of Jacksonville, FL, Michelle Howell (Ronald) and Nikki Brown (Kenny), all of Bolivar; three sons, Rex Woodard (Gordana) of Jacksonville, FL, Richie Howell of Mercer and Justin Howell (Tiffeny) of Bolivar; a sister, Kathy Vance of Pittsburgh, KS; 16 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Christopher Woodard, 2 grandchildren, Joey Skinner and Karley Howell, 3 brothers and one sister. Memorial contributions in his name may be sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (www.stjude.org/donate) or the American Heart Association (www.heart.org/donate). To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of John Woodard, Bolivar, TN please visit our Sympathy Store. About Us Locations Contact Search Toggle navigation Tributes Flowers & Gifts What We Do Grief & Healing Resources Plan Ahead About Us Locations Contact Search Home Tributes Flowers & Gifts What We Do Grief & Healing Resources Plan Ahead Send Beautiful Flowers Share a Memory Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter John Woodard, Bolivar, TN August 28, 1944 – December 27, 2019 Login Print The family of John Woodard, Bolivar, TN created this Life Tributes page to make it easy to share your memories. Obituary & Service John Woodard, 75, of Bolivar, departed this life… View More Share a Memory Below A comforting word from you means a lot. Share a Memory Flowers & Gifts Send flowers to the Woodard’s family. Send Flowers Tribute Wall Photos & Videos Obituary & Service + More Information Obituary for John Woodard, Bolivar, TN John Woodard, 75, of Bolivar, departed this life Friday, December 27, 2019 at Bolivar General Hospital. He was born August 28, 1944 in Marshall, Arkansas, son of the late Ledford Woodard and Lillian House Woodard Bray, moving to Kansas at age 7. He enlisted in the US Navy, from which he retired after 25 years as an E-6 in 1985, and moved here from California in the early 1980’s. He married Sue Ellen Watkins Howell on April 11, 1998, and owned and operated J-Run Trucking Company for 34 years. He enjoyed working on various items, ‘tinkering around’, relaxing on the beach, reading and watching game shows, but received his greatest fulfillment from being around his family, whom he dearly loved. He was a Baptist in faith. Survivors include his wife, Sue Ellen Woodard of Bolivar; four daughters, Tina Pass (James) of Chanute, KS, Cita Conlon (Kevin) of Jacksonville, FL, Michelle Howell (Ronald) and Nikki Brown (Kenny), all of Bolivar; three sons, Rex Woodard (Gordana) of Jacksonville, FL, Richie Howell of Mercer and Justin Howell (Tiffeny) of Bolivar; a sister, Kathy Vance of Pittsburgh, KS; 16 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Christopher Woodard, 2 grandchildren, Joey Skinner and Karley Howell, 3 brothers and one sister. Memorial contributions in his name may be sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (www.stjude.org/donate) or the American Heart Association (www.heart.org/donate). To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of John Woodard, Bolivar, TN please visit our Sympathy Store. Cemetery Details Pleasant Grove Cemetery Lake Hardeman Road Hickory Valley, TN, 38042 © Stadia Maps, © OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap Get Driving Directions Previous Events Visitation © Stadia Maps, © OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap Get Driving Directions DEC 30. 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM (CST) Shackelford Funeral Directors of Bolivar 109 Mecklinburg Drive P. O. Box 232 Bolivar, TN, 38008 bolivar@sfdcares.com https://www.sfdcares.com/ Chapel Services © Stadia Maps, © OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap Get Driving Directions DEC 30. 2:00 PM (CST) Shackelford Funeral Directors of Bolivar 109 Mecklinburg Drive P. O. Box 232 Bolivar, TN, 38008 bolivar@sfdcares.com https://www.sfdcares.com/ facebook twitter instagram blog © 2019 Shackelford Funeral Directors. All Rights Reserved. Made with love by funeralOne

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